Mental Health

Depression, anxiety linked to more opioid use after surgery

In a new study, researchers found that depression and anxiety in patients linked to more opioid use after surgery. The finding could help doctors mitigate...

Treating PTSD may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that reducing symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. They found...

Ketamine may not be an actual depression drug, but may reduce symptoms

There are two frequent effects of ketamine: A feeling of lightness or floating in healthy people and recreational users, and temporal antidepressant benefits in...

Green space is good for your mental health, the nearer the better

In a new study, researchers found living within 300m of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with...

Red wine may help you fight stress

Red wine compound resveratrol displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain, according...

Depression symptoms could be signs for cognitive decline in some people

In a new study, researchers found that that depression symptoms in healthy older people who have brain amyloid, a biological marker of Alzheimer’s, could...

No, eating chocolate won’t cure depression

A recent study published in the journal Depression and Anxiety has attracted widespread media attention. Media reports said eating chocolate, in particular, dark chocolate, was...

This smartphone app could predict depression from your speech patterns

In a new study, researchers have developed a smartphone app called Watchyourtalk app to help predict depression. The app is a SaaS-based platform which runs...

Husbands benefit from mutual caregiving, but wives may feel more distressed

In a new study, researchers found that in mutual caregiving, husbands can gain the benefit, but wives often feel more distressed. The research was conducted...

Why exercise may help treat depression

In a new study, researchers found out why exercise could improve mood for people with depression. They found the answers may be found in the...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...